Terms and conditions

Leonard Cheshire is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England no: 552847, and a registered charity no: 218186 (England & Wales) and no: SC005117 (Scotland). VAT no: 899 3223 75. Registered office: 66 South Lambeth Road London SW8 1RL.

This website (‘the site’) is published by Leonard Cheshire Disability (‘LC’). The 'site' includes other materials published by LC which are on the site or reached via links on the site.

Trade marks

The 'Leonard Cheshire' name and logo are registered trademarks of LC and may not be used or reproduced without the consent of LC. Other names, images, slogans and logos used on the site identifying LC or third parties or their products and services may also be trade names, service marks or trade marks of LC and/or third parties and may not be used or reproduced without the consent of the relevant owners.


All materials (including text and images) on the site are the copyright of LC or third parties. Anyone may view the contents of the site on screen and use it for information purposes. Anyone may reproduce reasonable extracts from the site for their personal use or private study and save a copy of them on their local hard disk for their personal use or private study only. Otherwise no part of the site or of any material on it may be reproduced or used by anyone in any form or for any purpose whatsoever without their obtaining the prior written consent of LC or any other copyright holder. No part of the site may be used for commercial gain, included in any other website, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, nor may any link to the site be created on a website.

Nothing contained in these terms of use or on this site may be construed as conferring any licence or right under any trademark or copyright of LC or any third party.


The material on the site is provided without any charge to you as a visitor to this site and it is intended for your general information only, in an effort to provide the public with helpful information. It is not intended to be and it should not be treated as advice (in particular not as legal advice), but is made available on an ‘as is’ basis, and not as, or with, any express or implied warranty, representation or endorsement as to any matter product or service. Whilst LC tries to ensure that the information and other content on the site is complete and accurate and up to date, it can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy, incompleteness or inapplicability of any such information, whether the information is originated or provided by LC or third parties.

If you or any other rely on the information on the site you do so at your own risk and must satisfy yourself independently that it fully meets your needs. LC makes the site available to you on the basis that, to the fullest extent permissible by law, it excludes all liability whatsoever for any loss or damage or inconvenience or other consequence, or for any direct or indirect damages, arising out of or in connection with the use of the site or reliance upon its contents, or inability to use the site or information on the site.

LC does not warrant that the functions contained on the site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represent full functionality, accuracy or reliability of the materials. LC cannot accept any liability for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur as a result of you using the site.

You agree to use the site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the intellectual property or other rights of anyone else, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the site.

You agree to indemnify and save harmless LC its employees, officers and agents, harmless against all claims, liability, losses, damages. costs and expenses including, without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against LC, its employees, officers and agents, by you or any other/s as a result of the use by you of the site, or anything on it for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

If any of these provisions, that is to say, any of these terms or part/s of these terms, is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable by reason of the laws of any territory in which these terms are effective then the provision/s concerned will be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions which shall remain in full force and effect.

LC considers that, as a charity, it is reasonable for it to exclude liability and require an indemnity to the above extent.

Both this notice and disclaimer and also these terms of use are governed by and construed in accordance with English Law. All claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with this site shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.